Lucious Barnes

PROFILE:

I've been a huge fan and critic of games and movies ever since I had a voice to speak about them. I love power and influence of great storytelling, interactive and otherwise, and now want to be more than just a consumer. My biggest strength in this regard? Almost every time, I'm fair all the time.

Posts by Lucious Barnes:

Heists, the other white meat – Crookz: The Big Heist review

by 1 week ago

As much of a goody-two-shoes as you might be, there has probably been at least one time when you considered what it would be like to be a criminal mastermind. …

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In need of a whetstone- Sword Art Online RE: Hollow Fragment review

by 3 weeks ago

It’s always difficult to gauge your expectations for anime tie-in games. On one hand, if you’re a fan of the series in question, the idea of being able to interact …

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Laid-back larceny- Crookz preview

by 1 month ago

There are plenty of games that include heists. Payday, Watch Dogs, and your pick of GTA’s are immediate and obvious examples. But all of these titles envision a very particular …

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A week in her service- Destiny: House of Wolves Review

by 3 months ago

This past Tuesday the much anticipated second expansion to Activision’s Destiny finally launched, bringing with it a large assortment of additions and changes to the original title and even its …

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An Interstellar nesting doll – Stardrive 2 review

by 5 months ago

If you take a moment to absorb all that Stardrive 2 lays before you when it begins, you might get a small idea how vast it actually is. Even after …

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All hands on deck: Stardrive 2 -preview

by 5 months ago

Having never played the original, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect when I took to the helm of Zero Sum Games' Stardrive 2. I was mostly just looking for …

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These are not the ships you’re looking for: Sid Meier’s Starships review

by 6 months ago

Were you excited when you heard the news of Sid Meier's: Starships being released? I sure was. Despite the yay and nay reception the title’s pseudo prequel, Sid Meyer’s Civilization: …

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Better off buried – Zombeer review

by 7 months ago

As some might expect, there is a polarizing shift between playing games for fun and playing games because it’s your job. There are several times and numerous examples when my …

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Herald or heretic – How Dragon Age: Inquisition made me face my views of the afterlife.

by 7 months ago

    Bioware has made it their business to not only deliver remarkable personality and character development with their games, but also display some fearlessness by broaching the potentially divisive or even …

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    Lucious’ Top Ten Games of 2014

    by 8 months ago

    Being the year after all the Gen 8 consoles hit store shelves and family living rooms around the globe, 2014 has (or maybe had by the time you’re reading this) …

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    The light we found in the dark below- The Dark Below Review

    by 9 months ago

    Neither of us were exactly anticipating The Dark Below with excitement. It’s better to say we looked forward to it with curiosity. When the original vanilla release of Destiny launched …

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    Rolling on all cylinders- Rollers of the Realm review

    by 9 months ago

     Before the simulator, before the platformer, and before whack-a-mole, there was pinball. Forever lurking somewhere in the corners of the gaming world, pinball has persisted for over seventy years as …

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